Pembroke Pines police are searching for someone who stole a vehicle Wednesday morning in the city, authorities said.
Police said the vehicle was stolen in the area of Northwest 198th Avenue and Eighth Street.
Nearby schools were placed on lockdown as a precaution, authorities said.
The police department's K-9 units and a Broward Sheriff's Office helicopter are assisting in the search for the thief.
Police said it's unclear whether the person is armed.
People are asked to avoid the area or stay indoors as the search continues.
No other details were immediately released.
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